Deck the halls with something really special

“I’d been looking for the perfect opportunity to introduce the sewing studio to Westmorland as I knew it could be a great connection. We’re always keen to bring in local producers, especially those in the communities we work alongside. Even better that this is a community group of women who all support each other and produce such unique handcrafted pieces. We were over the moon when they were commissioned for the Christmas decorations!”

From farm to the local community; Wholly Gelato are proud to be a Gloucester Services supplier

Written by Will Lee, Wholly Gelato “As small businesses, we often feel so stretched in terms of time, resource, energy, capability, often all at the same time. Though we go about our work with a passion and a determination to see our products thrive and sales soar, all too often it can result in usContinue reading “From farm to the local community; Wholly Gelato are proud to be a Gloucester Services supplier”

A new limited edition goes on sale at Gloucester Services

Hot on the heels of the Channel 4 series ‘A Cotswold Farmshop’, four budding food entrepreneurs from Gloucester who took part in the ‘Limited Edition’ business skills course today saw the product they created from scratch go on sale at the award-winning Gloucester Services Farmshops. The ‘Limited Edition’ course – a unique collaboration between GloucesterContinue reading “A new limited edition goes on sale at Gloucester Services”

Our gift from France

“Hi. I am a French student my name is Tom and I am 18. In early 2023 I came to England for five weeks to study the Gloucestershire Gateway Trust (GGT) by being involved in some of it’s support charities. Coming here was for me the opportunity to discover the business model of the GGT,Continue reading “Our gift from France”

Seeing the real impact

Yesterday we had an inspirational day of togetherness, community learning, connection building and idea sharing, as we welcomed eight brilliant local Gloucester Services producers to join us for a very special outing. We’re all about making connections and building partnerships, so together we visited some of our community partners so that the producers could seeContinue reading “Seeing the real impact”

A celebration of culture

by Nadiyaa Jaffer, Gloucester Services Farmshop “I started working a Gloucester Services in July 2014 in the Farmshop alongside my studies and recently graduated with a First-Class Honours in Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors from Bath University.  I was shortlisted for the ‘Sanderson Award 2021’ and my textile designs have been sold in Japan, Australia,Continue reading “A celebration of culture”